Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Skykomish Hotel

Old Ritzville Highschool

Stephenson House

East Seattle School

Kapus Farmstead

McNeil Island

Lincoln School

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Oysterville Historic District

Dvorak Barn

Donovan District

Sand Point Naval Station

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Washington Hall

South Harbor Park Stack

Longfellow School

Parlor Car #1799

Bruggemann Ranch

Curran House

Dorsey Bulding

Reard Freed Farmstead

Hyer Farm

Old Granary Building

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Northern State Hospital

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Harborview Hall

Steilacoom Train Depot

Scottish Rite

Snohomish County Courthouse

Fort Steilacoom

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Reard Freed Farmhouse

LaFramboise Farmstead

Jensen-Byrd Building

Waldo General Hospital

Moran School Administration Building

Hastings Buildings

Haller House

Nuclear Reactor Building

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Battelle/Talaris Campus

BF Tabbott House

Arlington High School

Mukai Farm and Garden

Elks Building

First United Methodist Church

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Port Angeles Fire Station

Trafton Elementary

Schooner Wawona

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

BNSF Depot

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Morgan Middle School

Five Mile Schoolhouse

P-I Globe

Ellensburg Depot

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

William O. McKay Ford

First Hill Apartments

Downtown Mount Vernon

National Guard of Washington Armory

St. Ignatius Hospital

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Bush House

Valley Schoolhouse

Murray Morgan Bridge

Camp Kilworth

Puget Power Building

Washington’s Historic Barns

Old City Hall

Masonic Home of Washington

Packard House

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Electric Building

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Coke Oven Park

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Libbey House

Vashon Elementary Gym

Green Mountain Lookout

Surrey Downs

First United Methodist Church

Collins Building

Fowler House

Day Block

Colville Indian Agency

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Kelley Farm

Thayer Barn

Shelton Gymnasium

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Lone Star Cement Building

Bettinger House

Scout House

Anderson-Baum Cabin

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

St. Nicholas Church

Robert Morris Earthwork

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Post Hospital

Providence Heights College

Howard S. Wright House

Enchanted Valley Chalet

McReavy House

Point Hudson

Old Tumwater Brewery

Old Woodinville School

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Camp Waskowitz

McMillin Bridge

Carmack House

National Historic District

Downtown Sprague

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Digester Building